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Course Syllabus 2016

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: Case Analysis, Spring/ Summer

 
Thursday 13:00 ~14:30 CSケーススタディ演習室/ 総合研究2号館3F
Asli M. Colpan, Associate Professor
京都大学経営管理大学院 みずほ証券寄附講座 准教授 アスリ M. チョルパン
Office Hours: By appointment
 
Course Overview:
The objective of this course is to provide systematic knowledge for managing an international business in a globalizing world. The course provides a thorough understanding of international business issues as experienced by managers:
  • Country differences
  • The global trade and investment environment
  • The strategy and structure of international business
  • International business operations
The classroom learning will enable students to comprehend and apply the abovementioned concepts and practices and give them the ability to analyze how firms confront challenges from operating in international markets. The course will utilize HBS cases on international companies from comparative perspectives. It will invite guest corporate executives to share their experiences on a relevant topic for discussion. Video-clips will be occasionally employed to illustrate particular points discussed in the lecture.
 
Requirements:
This course requires the following:
  • Class Participation
  • Preparation of case materials
  • Completion of homework assignments (when any)
  • Final Exam
Class Schedule & Course Materials:
Detailed syllabus and course materials will be distributed in the first week of the course.
 
 

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: Case Analysis, Fall/ Winter

 
Thursday 13:00 ~14:30 CSケーススタディ演習室/ 総合研究2号館3F
Asli M. Colpan, Associate Professor
京都大学経営管理大学院 みずほ証券寄附講座 准教授 アスリ M. チョルパン
Office Hours: By appointment
 
Course Overview:
 
The objective of this course is to provide systematic knowledge for formulating strategy from an international perspective. The course provides a thorough understanding of strategy issues as experienced by managers:
  • A firm’s external and internal environment and how to sustain competitive advantages.
  • Factors that affect a firm’s choice of vertical and horizontal scope and organizational design.
  • Corporate governance and the market for corporate control.
The classroom learning will enable students to comprehend and apply the abovementioned concepts and practices and give them the ability to analyze how firms develop and sustain competitive advantages over time. The course will utilize HBS cases on international companies from comparative perspectives.It will invite guest corporate executives to share their experiences on relevant topics for discussion. Video-clips will be occasionally employed to illustrate particular points discussed in the lecture.
 
Requirements:
This course requires the following:
  • Class Participation
  • Preparation of case materials
  • Completion of homework assignments (when any)
  • Final Exam
Class Schedule & Course Materials:  
Detailed syllabus and course materials will be distributed in the first week of the course.